Copper bands

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 6D

Accession Number

15-4-185

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Very coroded mass of copper strips, welded together by fire. Probably coffin tie strips. Also a mass of additional copper strips.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition